Columnist |  The Dish
C.J. is a columnist in the Star Tribune's Twin Cities section. Her column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Erin Adler

Reporter |  South Metro
Erin Adler covers Dakota County, including city government and the County Board.

Steve Alexander

Columnist/Reporter |  Technology
Steve Alexander follows consumer and business technology trends, and writes a weekly question and answer column for consumers.

Dennis Anderson

Columnist |  Outdoors
Anderson has been the Star Tribune outdoors columnist since 1993. Before that, for 13 years, he wrote the outdoors column for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He covers hunting, fishing, camping, boating, paddling and other outdoor activities, as well as natural resource conservation.

Jim Anderson

Multiplatform editor |  Newsroom
Jim is from Sunrise, Minn., but has lived most of his life in St. Paul. He's been a reporter, columnist and copy editor at several dailies, including the St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press, Red Wing Republican Eagle, Mankato Free Press, Eau Claire (Wis.) Leader-Telegram and the St. Petersburg Times. He worked two years as a reporter in the Star Tribune's East Metro Bureau. Follow @StribJAnderson

Roman Augustoviz

Copy editor |  Sports
Roman Augustoviz has been on the sports copy desk since October 2012. Before that he covered Gophers' men hockey and Lynx women's basketball for five years. Going even further back, he was involved with high school sports, as a team leader and reporter, for 20 years.

Lisa Bain

Multiplatform Editor |  News
As a multiplatform editor, Lisa Bain does a mix of page design and copy editing for the Nation & World and Science & Health sections. Before coming to the StarTribune, she worked as a copy editor and page designer for the Monitor newspaper in McAllen, Texas. Bain graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in scientific and technical communication.

David Banks

Assistant commentary editor |  Opinion
David is involved in various aspects of production of the opinion pages, including the selection of letters to the editor and commentaries. Born in St. Paul, he grew up in Prior Lake and Kasson, Minn., before attending college at what is now Minnesota State University, Mankato. He previously worked at the Mankato Free Press, Austin Daily Herald and St. Cloud Times. He's been at the Star Tribune since 1994.

Dan Barnes

News Technology Director |  Newsroom
Dan Barnes is the newsroom's technology director. He's responsible for the tools and processes of Star Tribune journalism, especially the content management system used for newsgathering, editing, design and print production. He partners with the company's Information Technology and Digital divisions to advance and maintain technology for the region's largest news staff. Dan did similar work for the Miami Herald and other publishers. Dan is a loyal alum of the Minnesota Daily and the University of Minnesota, where he earned a photojournalism degree.

Adam Belz

Minneapolis reporter |  City Hall
Adam covers Minneapolis City Hall for the Star Tribune and maintains a blog called 3D Economics. He wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette and The Des Moines Register in Iowa before moving to Minnesota in June 2012.